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Add-remove folders of left-side of “Save As”, Notepad++; other applications?

I'm in Win 7. In Notepad++, I have the following in my save-as dialog: I would like to change this list! I would like to remove: 1. "Recent Places", which doesn't work at all, 2. ...
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Shortcut in Notepad++ to switch between search box and main window (Windows 7)

Is any of you know if there is a systematic keyboard shortcut to switch back to the main window from the search box in Windows 7 (either from Notepad++ side, or Windows 7 side)? Of course, you could ...
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How can I find out what kind of file this is? [duplicate]

I have this file, and I have absolutely no idea what kind of file it is. When I open it in Notepad++ it reads as ð X döS or How can I figure out what this is, and how to modfiy it?
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In Notepad++, how can I launch the current html file as url?

I have a js file which runs node server code. ( via notepad++ using NPPExec) Ok - So now the server is up and listening at http://localhost:3030 However , I have a left pane of explorer tree : ...
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1answer
33 views

View only files without extension in File choose Windows 7

In Windows 7, When i open a file choose dialog from notepad++ or notepad or wordpad or from some other editor software, how can i filter files to view only files without any extension? I know that we ...
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1answer
83 views

Arabic/Urdu text scrambled

I had created a file in notepad++, converted its encoding to Characterset->Arabic->ISO-8859-6 and copied and pasted some text in Arabic then closed the file. but when I reopened it, all the text had ...
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3answers
71 views

Removing carriage returns (^M) from certain lines without modifying every line

I have some fairly long C++ files, and git diff --check is reporting that there are a few carriage returns ^M on about 15 different lines. This is on a Windows 7 machine. After searching through ...
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86 views

I get Notepad++ v6.5.1 - unknown exception error

Today I am running into a problem with Notepad++. Any time I try to run it ( or just open a txt file ) I get the "unknown exception" error. Error window title also says Exception On WM_CRE... , but ...
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0answers
116 views

Notepad++ 6.4.5 disable plugins update tab

How to disable Updates tab from Plugins i.e. Launch the Notepad++ shortcut Go to "Plugins"->"Plugin Manager" -> "Show Plugin Manager" Under that there's an Updates tab. Is there a way to disable ...
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1answer
63 views

Get <td> tags to include a newline with zen-coding in Notepad++

With notepad ++, I have a slight problem with tag spacing. Normally, what I see with youtube tutorials is: <body> <div class="mainDiv"> <div> <div> ...
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1answer
161 views

How to make Internet Explorer not open extensions

So, I had been using Notepad++ to open many be files - say, .txt, or .log, for example. And that is how I like it. One day, though, internet explorer suddenly started opening them, which I most ...
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167 views

Powershell Script Open Files Across Computer and Local

I don't like Microsoft's built in Notepad at all. I prefer to use notepad++, but since it's not built in it's not easy to use from a command line. I am writing a powershell script that can help out, ...
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how to use codefolding feature of notepad++ for normal text documents

When i open an reg file in notepad++ file in notepad++ , I see the amazing functionality to minimize and maximize the subkeys of a base key by clicking on that little arrow on the left .can I get this ...
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3answers
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Why is the system32\drivers\etc folder not displayed in Notepad++ when opened as Administrator in Windows 7

I am logged in as a user who has Adminstrative privileges on my standalone (not part of a domain) PC, which is running Windows 7 x64 Ultimate, and I've opened Notepad++ "as administrator", yet I ...
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1answer
29 views

Searching some characters in text gives no results

I have this problem within many programs but to isolate the problem, I do this: I have myfile.cpp file. This file has this method: findmyIds() { ... } I open Notepad++ or Visual Studio or other ...
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1answer
194 views

Windows 7 missing Central European characters

I just installed Windows 7 in English and I'm missing Central European characters in Notepad despite of picking "Central European" in [Format > Font... > Script]. In Windows 7 language settings I ...
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103 views

Make a dll color picker default for paint/etc?

I found this color picker DLL file online which is similar to the Photoshop's Color picker. Normally on other applications including ms paint, the color picker is very old and that's the reason I was ...
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1answer
342 views

How can I force file association update without admin rights on win7?

On windows 7 I previously used Foo\notepad++.exe to open .txt files, now that has been deleted and I want to use Bar\notepad++.exe. When I use the Windows OpenWith menu option on a .txt file and ...
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6answers
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Notepad++ Installation Error

When installing Notepad++ on Windows 7 64-bit, I receive this error: Error opening file for writing: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\langs.model.xml Click Abort to stop the installation, Retry to ...
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3answers
457 views

Notepad++ open in same window position and size every time

Is there a way I can get Notepad++ to open with the same size and position every time I open it? I'm looking for similar functionality to Sticky Window Position in Notepad2.
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2answers
328 views

Notepad++ tabbed and untabbed at the same time

I want Notepad++ to be tabbed (like it is by default) when I use the Edit with Notepad++ context menu in explorer, but open in a new window without tabs (similar to Notepad/Notepad2) when I simply ...
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3answers
62 views

Remove application from Windows 7 search bar results

Is it possible to stop appearing in the results when searching in the search bar in Windows 7? Update: I'm often opening text documents in Notepad++ to paste text to store as a reference or so I ...
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3answers
412 views

How to prevent Notepad++ from auto starting at Windows startup

I have problems with Notepad++ starting with Windows startup. The Notepad++ window does not show up. Only the process is loaded. I can't open any file with Notepad++ from context menu until the ...
2
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0answers
563 views

MultiMarkdown in Notepad ++

What methods are available to use Notepad++ as a MultiMarkdown editor/viewer? I have been unable to locate anything in Google, and was wondering what recommendations exist? Just to be clear, by ...
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1answer
148 views

Opening a new file in Notepad++ makes my right side window centered

Whenever I double click a file to open in windows explorer while notepad++ is already opened, it will center and minimize the notepad++ window a little bit. This is annoying. Any ideas on how to ...
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1answer
376 views

Dark font for R in notepad++

When I go into the style configurator in Notepad++ and change the theme to something darker, like obsidian or monokai, all of my R files are monochromatic. In the default white theme this is not the ...
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2answers
430 views

Can Notepad++ show pagebreaks (Win 7)

How, if even possible, can you set Notepad++ to view page-breaks? This can be done in Microsoft Word in the page-break view.
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1answer
292 views

Notepad++ Explorer Plugin not showing all Partitions

My PC has 3 partitions C, U and A. I installed Explorer Plugin in Notepad++, it shows the two partitions properly. But for some reason the third partition is not there. I have a lot of project files ...
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18k views

How do I set Notepad++ as the default editor?

I want set Notepad++ as the default editor. I tried to set it by right-clicking on a file, then Open With. But I did not see Notepad++ in the resulting list (even after clicking on Choose Other ...
23
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2answers
3k views

Why does this window have square corners?

On Windows 7 with the Aero theme, Notepad++'s Preferences window has square corners, no system menu icon, a close button, and a darker 1px border. This window also has an AlwaysOnTop attribute. (I ...
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1answer
523 views

How to open the stdout with Notepad++?

On OSX TextMate have the alias mate which you can use with the pipe to open other program's stdout. How can I achieve the same effect in Windows 7 with Notepad++? Ex.: git diff master|edit
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1answer
1k views

Notepad++ Explorer Plugin Context Menu not showing TortoiseSVN

I installed Notepad++ 6.0 and the Explorer Plugin. When I right click a file in the side window, I don't get options for TortoiseSVN. When right clicking on a file in Windows Explorer, I do see ...
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149 views

Editing a long list of words in Notepad++

I have a long list of words, one word per line. I want to paste cw| before each word on every line. How can I achieve this?
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1answer
4k views

Notepad++ open cmd in current file's directory

Is there a way (probably a macro) how to open cmd in current file's directory? Say I am editting a file D:\foo\bar.txt and would like to open cmd in D:\foo\. It would really help running various ...
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3answers
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Notepad++ with HexEdit won't run in Windows 7

I use Notepad++ v5.9.6.2 (Unicode) on Windows 7 (64 bit) and I have installed the HEX-Editor v0.9.5 plugin. The problem is that only administrators now seem to be able to run Notepad++. With guests ...
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3answers
2k views

How to associate *.java files with notepad++ editor?

I found that I am unable to do this in usual way (on Windows 7 prof x 64). When I open "Open with..." dialog I see no notepad++ in list. So I press "Browse" button and select it explicitly. But after ...
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4answers
2k views

prevent Notepad++ from resizing when a new document is opened

I run notepad++ snapped to the side of my screen (using the Windows 7 Snap feature), however whenever I open a new document in Notepad++ by double clicking on the document from the desktop (as opposed ...
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5answers
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Unicode characters suddenly start displaying as boxes in some applications [duplicate]

I noticed that Unicode characters suddenly stopped displaying in some applications, so far Notepad++ and Skype, when they were appearing previously. Instead they appear as boxes. They were working ...
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1answer
1k views

Notepad++ autosave plugin not working

I have installed notepad++ latest version but when i go to plugin manager and click on autosave to install but it gives error. Also if i copy the autosave files in notepad++ files separately then i ...
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898 views

Notepad++ jump list not working from start menu

I have notepad++ v5.8.7 on Windows 7 SP1. Jump list for application is not working from start menu?? It worked few months ago, i don't know when it stopped. How to fix this? Unpin and repin didn't ...
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5answers
2k views

Abbreviate exe name in Windows PATH [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running programs by typing some alias in Windows Right now I have Notepad++ (or any other app) in my PATH and can fire it up from the CMD by typing notepad++ < ...
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3answers
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Notepad++ new line only inserting CR when opening empty file (0 byte text file created in Windows Explorer)

Background: I ran into a really odd issue where part of a php page just stopped parsing but only when it was uploaded to the server. Runs fine locally. The part where it cut off was after a ...
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9answers
54k views

How to open a file for editing in Administrator mode?

I have .config files set to open in Notepad++. The files I edit are typically in protected locations (e.g. c:\windows\, c:\program files..., etc..) thus requiring administrator access. I'd like to ...
45
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9answers
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ShellExecute failed (2) error for Notepad++ on Windows 7 64bit

ShellExecute failed (2): Is this command correct? "C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe [location of file to edit] I seem to have some issue with RIGHT CLICK > Edit with Notepad ++. ...
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4answers
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Notepad++ Load langs.xml failed (Windows 7 home premium)

I tried to make notepad++ the default program I used this .bat: rem START BATCH COMMANDS rem PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT USER ACCOUNT CONTROL (UAC) IS TURNED OFF AND PC HAS BEEN REBOOTED FIRST! rem If you ...
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0answers
883 views

How to add support in Function List for a new user-defined language? (Notepad++ Win7 64bit)

I'm writing in a user-defined language called 'Umajin' (*.u), which has a syntax quite different from C/C++ or any ECMAScript-based language, so we've had to write in the rules for the highlighting. ...
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3answers
865 views

Why is notepad++ blocking my autohotkey shortcuts?

I have a series of keyboard shortcuts defined in my autohotkey script. Currently, none of them work whenever notepad++ has focus. The script is loaded as usual. The keyboard shortcuts (mostly stuff ...
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2answers
3k views

Notepad++ not launching in Windows 7

On my Windows 7 64-bit, Notepad++ nor its PortableApps.com equivalent won't launch. The process and the splash appear, but beyond that it doesn't work, splash doesn't disappear. It's been like that ...
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1answer
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How do I edit or add to Notepad++ HTML/CSS autocomplete?

Could anyone tell me how to go about editing the existing CSS and/or HTML autocomplete language in Notepad++? My Google-fu has let me down and I can't find an answer. In essence, I want to add some ...
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2answers
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load langs.xml failed also after fix

I have the same error as stated on: http://superuser.com/questions/67128/notepad-load-langs-xml-failed. I have also applied the fix listed there. I delete the langs.xml file. Then when I reboot ...